Endowed Chair of Accounting

Jackson State University (Main, 中国) 11天前发布

Position Details

Posting Number F00258P Position Title Endowed Chair of Accounting Department Accounting, Finance & Entrepreneurship FLSA Salary Not listed. Grant Funded No Location Main Campus Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty Number of Vacancies 1 Desired start date 08/03/2020 Position Summary

The Department of Accounting. Finance and Entrepreneurship at Jackson State University is inviting applications for an Endowed Chair in Accounting. We seek an individual with a distinguished scholarly’ research record and renowned reputation in the field of accounting.

The Chair is expected to mentor Ph.D. students and junior faculty and develop a broad-based accounting curriculum that engages multiple parts of the university. While the focus of the Chair will be primarily academic, the Chair will engage in institution-building by collaborating with organizations and individuals both within and outside the university. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

Minimum Required Education

Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB-accredited institution in Accounting or other closely-related business fields with a documented scholarship in Accounting.

Minimum Required Experience

A sustained record of publishing in top tier accounting journals and proven teaching excellence at all levels.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications

Professional certifications (particularly CPA) are highly valued.


  • Interest to teach in graduate programs (MBA/MPA/PhD.) and in serving as a member or Ph.D. dissertation committees is necessary.

  • Scholarly academic status through sustained scholarship is necessary.

  • Candidates with demonstrated academic and scholarship qualifications to teach in multiple accounting sub-disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Skills and Abilities

See preferred qualifications.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach in the accounting discipline both in undergraduate and graduate programs (course assignments maybe during the

    day or evening and may include off-campus locations and online education).

  • Teach a full course load.

  • Demonstrate a continuous commitment to teaching excellence.

  • Provide academic advising.

  • Engage in continuous appropriate research that produces a high-quality scholarly journal publications to maintain Scholarly Academic qualifications.

  • Serve on Ph.D. dissertation committees.

  • Contribute to curriculum development.

  • Actively support the Department and College and participate in university and community service through participation on College and University committees.

  • Provide support to the professional academic community.

  • Exhibit dynamic communication skills.

  • Maintain the ability and desire to work in a student-centered environment.

  • Assume other instructional and service-related duties as assigned.

EEO Statement

Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Background Check Statement

Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

Open Date 06/05/2020 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *
    What is the highest degree attained/conferred?

    • G.E.D.

    • High School Diploma

    • Associate's degree

    • Bachelor's degree

    • Master's degree

    • Specialist degree

    • Ph.D.

    • Juris Doctorate

  2. *
    Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?

    • Yes

    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  2. Unofficial Transcripts

  3. Other Document 1

  4. Other Document 2

  5. Other Document 3

  6. Letter of Reference 1

  7. Letter of Reference 2

  8. Letter of Reference 3

  9. Other Document 4

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